144558 MISTLETOE Viscum album (Viscaceae) D to 1m
Woody, evergreen parasite with evenly forked branches. It forms large, spherical clumps among branches of host trees, mainly apple (often in cultivation), lime and poplars. FLOWERS are inconspicuous (Feb-Apr). FRUITS are white and sticky. LEAVES are oval, yellowish green and borne in opposite pairs. STATUS-Widespread but local.